Select Sires Honors Ripley and Hanson for Industry Contributions PLAIN CITY, Ohio, October 23, 2017—During a ceremony held October 2, 2017, Select Sires Inc., dedicated their Westby, Wis., production facility as the Roger L. Ripley Production Facility in honor of retired Accelerated Genetics President and Chief Executive Officer, Roger L. Ripley. On the same day, the Roger Hanson Laboratory was also dedicated to honor Hanson who served Accelerated Genetics as vice president of production and laboratory manager for nearly 26 years and the industry for more than 40 years.
Iowa State University Tops 24th Annual Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest Baraboo, Wis. (September 20, 2017) – The 24th Annual Accelerated Genetics® Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest hosted with East Central/Select Sires® was held September 17, 2017 in Viroqua, Wis., with Iowa State University taking top honors as the overall contest winner. The Iowa State University team, coached by Christen Burgett, includes the following members: Mason Lettinga, Kyle Kass, Emily Irwin, and Nicholas Schiller. Placing second overall and first place in reasons was University of Minnesota coached by Les Hansen. Team